There are many causes for sore arms from heart attacks to insect bites, or carpal tunnel syndrome to auto-immune disorders. Some medical problems affecting other parts of the body can cause pain in arms too. If you feel you pain is mild and tolerable, you can probably treat it at home with some medication to counter the pain. If the pain is severe and unbearable or if more than three days you have it, consulting with your doctor.
Arms pain may be the result of muscle strain, due to a spasm, muscle stretch or rigidity. Muscle strains usually happen when efforts are made during physical activity, especially when you first start or if you started a new exercise routine. If you have a muscle sprain and something that I have caused muscle cramp, feel pain and you can not move your arm too. If you have a severe sprain you may need to be evaluated by a doctor and get treatment. A muscle strain is different from a muscle contusion, which occurs due to a blow or trauma. Symptoms include cramping muscle strain, pain, inability to perform large movements. Continue reading “Pain in arms”